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Título: Radiopharmaceuticals for myocardial perfusion imaging: SPECT & PET
Autor: Adães, Rui
Fernandes, Marco
Pereira, Edgar
Sousa, Eva
Palavras-chave: Nuclear medicine
Myocardial perfusion imaging
Coronary artery disease
Data: Out-2015
Citação: Adães R, Fernandes M, Pereira E, Sousa E. Radiopharmaceuticals for myocardial perfusion imaging: SPECT & PET. In EANM'15 – Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Hamburg (Germany), October 10-14, 2015.
Resumo: Myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is used on a daily basis to access coronary blood flow in patients that are suspected or have known Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). A Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) or and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan are used to access regional blood flow quantification either at rest or stress, the imaging acquisition is connected to an Electrocardiogram (ECG) and it is able to determine and quantify other myocardial parameters like myocardial wall thickness and wall motion. PET is not used so broadly due to its high procedure cost, the proximity with cyclotron, where are produced the majority of radiopharmaceuticals used in PET, due to their shor thalf-life. This work is intended to carry out a review of the tests relating to radiopharmaceuticals that are used in clinical practice in SPECT or PET for assessment of myocardial perfusion, also focusing very promising radiopharmaceuticals that are under investigation or in clinical trials with great potential for conventional nuclear medicine or PET, proceeding to a comparative analysis of both techniques and respective radiopharmaceuticals used.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/5344
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